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Artificial lake scarab of Amenhotep III
Egypt
New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty
Glazed steatite
9.5 x 6.7 x 2.0 cm
Harry Stern Collection, bequest of Kurt Stern, London
Accession number: 76.18.245

The base is inscribed with the customary text of the "Artificial Lake Scarabs"


From the Israel Museum publications:
Ben-Tor, Daphna, The Scarab, A Reflection of Ancient Egypt, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1989

Exhibitions:
The Scarab: A Reflection of Ancient Egypt, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 27/06/1989 - 28/11/1989

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir


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